Breaking New Ground: Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development

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Overview

Mining is fundamental to our lives - we wear and travel in; build, cook and communicate with its products daily. However, it is also one of the most environmentally damaging industries. This study examines how such a huge and multi-facetted industry can be made sustainable, minimizing its harmful impacts and maximizing its social and economic contribution. It analyses the different needs and risks of those affected, as well as issues of supply and demand of minerals throughout the world.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
One for the bookshelf - if only as a safeguard.'
Corporate Citizenship Briefing

'The first in-depth review of the mining and minerals sector from the perspectives of sustainable development, undertaken with the support and engagement of mining companies, mining communities, and a broad range of other stakeholders.'
Cultural Survival Quarterly

'Sets out the challenges in this industry and highlights the need for a broad-based process of initiation in order to make the mining and minerals sector sustainable.'
Industrial Environmental Management

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853839078
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 440
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Linda Starke has edited numerous editions of the annual "State of the World" report from the Worldwatch Institute.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Nigel Cross and Bjorn Stigson
• Statement by the MMSD Assurance Group
• Statement by the MMSD Sponsors Group
• Executive Summary
• Introduction
• Part 1: A framework for change - The Minerals Sector and Sustainable Development. Part II: Current Trends and Actors - Producing and Selling Minerals
• a Profile of the Minerals Sector
• The Need for and Availability of Minerals
• Case Studies on Minerals. Part III: Challenges - Viability of the Minerals Industry
• The Control, Use and Management of Land
• Minerals and Economic Development
• Local Communities and Mines
• Mining, Minerals and the Environment
• An Integrated Approach to Using Minerals
• Access to Information
• Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
• Roles, Responsibilities and Instruments of Change. Part IV: Responses and Recommendations - Regional Perspectives
• Agenda for Change
• Appendices: Appendix.1. The MMSD Project
• Appendix 2. MMSD Consultation Activities
• Acronyms and Abbreviations Bibliography
• Index

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